Newspaper publisher A.H. Belo has named Katy Murray senior as its CFO, treasurer and assistant secretary, effective April 1. She is a former finance chief of SourceHOV.
U.S. Auto Parts Network has appointed Neil Watanabe to lead the finance function. He succeeds interim CFO Michael Yoshida, who will return to his position as controller. Watanabe joins the firm from National Stores, where he was chief operating officer.
Sandy Bell has been named to head finance at Logic PD, succeeding Frank Hallowell, who has resigned. Bell is a former CFO of ExpressPoint Technology Services.
Peter Clifford has been Lognamed to the top finance spot at Cantel Medical. He takes over for Craig Sheldon, who is retiring. Most recently, Clifford was vice president of operations finance and information technology at IDEX.
Watts Water Technologies has named Todd Trapp to lead the finance function, effective April 9. He joins the company from Honeywell International, where he was vice president of financial planning and analysis.
Staffing-services provider Volt Information Sciences has chosen Paul Tompkins to fill the top finance spot. Previously, he was finance chief at Reader’s Digest Association.
Kadant, which manufactures papermaking machinery, has promoted Michael McKenney to lead the finance function, effective June 30. He takes over for Thomas O’Brien, who is retiring. McKenney joined Kadant in 1993 and is now vice president of finance and chief accounting officer, posts he has held since 2002.
Peter Abram has resigned as finance chief at FARO Technologies. Until his replacement is found, corporate controller Janet D’Anjou will become interim principal financial officer and interim principal accounting officer.
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, which supplies paper to the tobacco industry, has said that CFO and treasurer Jeffrey Cook is retiring, effective April 3. Controller Bob Cardin will become acting CFO.
Michael Goergen has been named CFO and treasurer of Digi International, effective April 20. He succeeds Steven Snyder, who is retiring. Previously, Goergen was senior vice president of finance for Trimble Navigation’s transport-logistics division.